1. Attend a magic show for charity
The John Cooper School class of 2020 hosts “Pack the GPAC,” an event featuring comedian and magician Michael Kent on the main stage of the Glenn Performing Arts Center. Tickets are on sale for an early show at 6 p.m. for $12 and an 8 p.m. late show for $20. Proceeds from the event benefit the Berakhah Orphanage in Uganda.www.johncooper.org
2. Skate at the Woodlands Town Center
This weekend is the final chance to hit the ice rink at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion event center. Hours vary by day, with the rink being open 3-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and noon-7 p.m. Sunday.
3. Try out some new board games
Space Cadets Gaming offers free game demos to families from 5-8 p.m. Demo games are kept in stock, so customers can feel free to grab a table and a game for an evening of fun.
4. Get some chili
The Creekside Park Village Association hosts its 10th annual chili cook-off and winter festival from 1-4 p.m. at Rob Fleming Park. www.creeksideparkvillage.com
5. Listen to live music
Dosey Doe Big Barn
25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands
Jan. 18: Cody Canada and The Departed
Jan. 19: Pure Prairie League
Jan. 20: Joe Burlison Trio
Jan. 21: Fred Eaglesmith with Tiff Ginn